IT Consulting & IT Audits

Make smarter decisions with high-level advice from seasoned technology consultants

What is IT Consulting?

IT outsourcing is the practice of contracting out the management and maintenance of your company’s technology systems to another service provider. Outsourcing your technology will free your staff to focus on other business-critical tasks instead of getting distracted by IT issues.

What are the benefits of IT Consulting?

Tailored recommendations from experts

Whether you’re looking to improve your current IT infrastructure or considering new technology implementations, WDIT’s expert consultants are here to help. We’ll evaluate your existing IT environment and recommend solutions that will meet your needs.

IT budgeting and planning

Advanced planning is key to ensure successful IT project completion. Our consultants can create a detailed blueprint that outlines all the stages of the project, key deliverables, and associated costs so you can budget more effectively.

Vendor management

We negotiate with vendors on your behalf to procure the most suitable technology for your business at the best prices, and we don’t stop there. We also update and configure the products to meet your business needs.

Reduce risk

Wood Dragon IT can help you reduce your company’s risk by creating a comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Your company will also have an opportunity to purchase a Cyber Crime Insurance for a reduced price once you join the WDIT group.

Keeping your business operational

These days, most businesses need IT to make money. All businesses have exterior and interior uncertainties, including severe weather, power outages, vandalism, device failure, and human error. Without a reliable secured IT infrastructure, you are at the mercy of circumstances, and when your equipment or technology services fail, then you aren’t doing business. These are the reasons why we are here to plan for these unforeseen occurrences.

What is an IT Audit?

WDIT’s audits and assessments provide an overview of your current IT infrastructure, highlight the risks that exist within your IT environment, and outline the steps needed to remedy those risks.

Should my business get an IT Audit?

Your business may need an IT audit or assessment for several reasons, such as company growth, technology upgrades, or changes in leadership.

A growing company might consider an IT audit to evaluate whether its existing infrastructure can keep up with changing business needs and increased usage. Businesses with aging infrastructure should have an IT audit to gain an understanding of the risks and limitations of their current technology and develop a timeline for equipment upgrades and replacements.

If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, an IT audit can determine which applications are right for your organization. Additionally, an IT leadership change can prompt an audit to gain an understanding of what’s really going on in your environment.

What does an IT Audit Look Like?

Typically, there are three steps:

  1. Executive Interview
  2. Technical Discovery and Analysis
  3. Audit Findings Presentation

Why does my business need an IT audit?

The biggest risk is the one you don’t know about. End-of-life servers, outdated applications, and unpatched software could leave your company’s data vulnerable to hacking, malware, and other types of cybercrime.

Uncovering risks to your business is the number one benefit of an IT audit. Assessments also provide businesses with strategic recommendations for technology upgrades and proper IT investment.

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